The Marketplace is open from 12:00PM — 11:00PM in Room 201
The Marketplace is a space for artists, publishers and small businesses to share their work amongst a like-minded group of makers. As a hub of informal commerce, it aims to promote experimentation, exchange, and mobility within and beyond the Asian community. Curated by Divya Gadangi.
Wing on Wo & Co.
The oldest continually-run family business in New York's Chinatown bringing the best quality porcelain ware since 1890. Home to community initiative, W.O.W. Project, a community-based initiative that reinvents, preserves, and encourages Chinatown’s creative culture and history through arts, culture and activism.
is an exploration into the intersection of sustainability, fashion and visual identity. Hand made in India, it aims to give a new life to tonnes of fabric waste discarded every hour by the mainstream fashion industry by collaging it into newer products and experiences. Our mission is to promote the practice of Reuse, Reduce and Recycle.' @lotaindia
is a unique & curated international platform for creative publications & artists' books from or of the Middle East, North Africa, & South Asia, anchored by three annual editions of the Dubai art book fair. @fullybooked
In Shady Company
is a lot of fun for your head. Not one-of-a-kind but rather few of a kind. The hats are made in Bombay. The fabric too is sourced in Bombay and other parts of India.
In Shady Company now includes berets, fanny packs, back-to-school bags, earmuffs, and—of course—caps. There are 6 panels and 3 panel caps. One size fits most. Fun for the whole family! @inshadycompany_
Sari Sari General Store
aims to celebrate and explore modern iterations of Filipinx culture through curated pop-ups, experiences, and collaborations. Founded by Marielle Sales and Gabriella Mozo, the collective aims to create a fresh perspective on the often underrepresented culture and bring a new generation of talent from the Filipinx diaspora to the forefront.
releases and translate narrative-driven titles with a focus on comics from China. It seeks to create a community of writers and readers that relish in weird, sincere, experimental storytelling. Paradise Systems was founded by R. Orion Martin and is based in Brooklyn, New York. @paradisesystems
in Tagalog means “what is possible” and “can be done.” In this spirit, its brand philosophy is rooted in consciousness, community, and culture. MAAARI partners with artisans and designers who share its values of quality craftsmanship and mindful consumption. @maaari_co
is a Chinese American Jeweler from San Francisco and currently based in Brooklyn. She makes jewelry that explores mainly her identity as a Chinese American woman which sometimes bleeds into the overall Asian American identity.
Passenger Pigeon Press
is an independent press started by artist Tammy Nguyen. It aims to address geopolitics, science, and identity through visual art and writing. Publications include Martha’s Quarterly, Collaborations, Public Domain, and custom projects. @passengerpigeonpress
is an independent, woman-owned clothing label based in New York City. We are deeply influenced by our South Asian roots and the diversity and creativity of NYC. Using indigenous Pakistani textiles and elements of Pakistani fashion, we create handmade pieces that are unique, versatile, and ageless. We aim for our creations to inspire our communities as much as they have inspired us. @_istani